Year 7 pupils had a theme of Sustainability where pupils had input from staff on fair trade and water. Keep Wales Tidy delivered a session on hedgerows and Martha from “Love Zimbabwe” who is a regular visitor to the school, delivered a fair trade session with pupils having an opportunity to do some “drumming”. The last hour was a truly global session with Mrs Khatsamande who had only arrived from Zimbabwe the previous day addressing both year 7 and 8 pupils.
Year 8 pupils had a day focussed on Healthy Lifestyle with input from MEND, Resilience which is an introduction to the problems associated with mental health issues. Hafan Cymru who raise awareness of domestic violence also delivered a session.
Year 9 had a varied day including input from WAG on Citizenship, Aberystwyth University on Culture and Customs. “Big Ideas” provided successful business people to encourage entrepreneurial ideas amongst the pupils. PC Eckley who is a regular visitor to school delivered a session on “sexting”. The day ended with Cardiff University delivering a Careers Road Show ahead of the pupils making their subject choices for Key stage 4.
Year 10 pupils had a mix of healthy lifestyle with the local leisure centre giving pupils the opportunity to experience a variety of fitness classes. The pupils received the first of their APAUSE lesson (the sex education programme used in school). To address concern over the levels of obesity pupils had sessions focussed on healthy eating delivered by a dietician. The issue of organ donation and the changes introduced by the Welsh Government were covered by an organ recipient as well as a specialist nurse from Morriston Hospital.